New Leadership

We are accepting nominations to fill three core officer positions within the HFE Women's Organization for Mentoring and Networking (HFE WOMAN)!

The group has openings for 3 of our core officer positions:   

> HFE WOMAN Chair Elect

> Events Chair

> Web Content Chair. 

To fill these positions, we are asking for nominations with elections to follow.

Who can nominate?

Anyone who is engaged in the HFE WOMAN community and/or the larger HFES community may nominate or participate in the election process.

Who can be nominated?

Most positions are available to all levels of HFES membership. Please see the nomination form for additional details.


Nominations are open between now and April 15th 2024.

Nomination form HERE

Current Leadership

Heather C. Lum, Ph.D.

HFE WOMAN President

Arizona State University

 Mengyao Li

HFE WOMAN Events Chair
University of Wisconsin, Madison 

Lindsey Brenner

HFE WOMAN Web Content Chair
Texas A&M University

Vickie Nguyen, Ph.D.

Volunteer Coordinator
UX Researcher & Biomedical Informatician

Past Leadership

2022 Leadership

Christy Harper, MA

HFE WOMAN President 2022
End to End User Research

Missie Smith, Ph.D.

Events Chair 2022
Reality Labs, Meta

Oshin Tyagi, MS

HFE WOMAN Web Content Chair 2022
Texas A&M University

Vickie Nguyen, Ph.D.

Volunteer Coordinator 2022
UX Researcher & Biomedical Informatician

2021 Leadership

Ranjana Mehta, Ph.D.

HFE WOMAN President 2021
Texas A&M University

Heather C. Lum, Pf.D.

Events Chair 2021
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Jennifer F. Louie, Ph.D.

HFE WOMAN Sponsorship Chair 2021
Naval Surface Warfare Center - Panama City Division (NSWC PCD)

Vickie Nguyen, Ph.D.

Volunteer Coordinator 2021
UX Researcher & Biomedical Informatician

Julia L. Wright, Ph.D. 

Awards Committee Chair 2021
U.S. Army Research Laboratory

Nadia Doutcheva, MS

Web Content Chair 2021
Newell Brands; University of Wisconsin-Madison

Advisory Committee

 Ashley M. Hughes, Ph.D. 

Co-Founder & Administrative Advisor
University of Illinois, Chicago

Beth Blickensderfer, Ph.D.

Co-Founder & Advisor
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University  

Gabriella Hancock, Ph.D.

Administrative Advisor
California State University, Long Beach

Haydee M. Cuevas, Ph.D.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Tracy Sanders, Ph.D.

The MITRE Corporation